Brethren in Christ

Brethren in Christ:

see River BrethrenRiver Brethren,
name used to designate certain Christian bodies originating in 1770, during a revival movement among German settlers in E Pennsylvania. In the 1750s, Mennonite refugees from Switzerland had established their homes near the Susquehanna River.
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Born in Dayton, Ohio, to Clarence and Ethel Boyer, Paul Boyer grew up in the Brethren in Christ Church.
Throughout his scholarly career Boyer never forgot his Brethren in Christ roots and quietly affirmed and supported the efforts of many Anabaptist and Brethren in Christ scholars.
ENI)--Undeterred by reports of political violence, more than 6,500 members of Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches from around the world assembled in mid-August for the 14th Mennonite World Assembly Gathered.
The Mennonite World Conference represents 87 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ national churches from 48 countries on five continents.